Examples of relieved in a Sentence
I was relieved to hear that you're feeling better.
He was greeted at the door by his much relieved mother.
Recent Examples of relieved from the Web
The conversations in the greenroom after the show are more relieved than euphoric.
On the mound: Joe Jimenez, who allowed three runs in one inning of relief in Monday’s 5-4 loss to the A’s, relieved Fiers in the eighth.
Carlos Quieroz was both a happy and a relieved man after seeing watching his team snatch all three points at the very latest against Morocco in their Group B opener at the 2018 World Cup on Friday.
So LeBron James finally leaves the NBA East and there is relieved cheering and merriment across the conference, like when the Munchkins of Oz were finally rid of the scourge of the domineering Wicked Witch.
His wife, more agitated than relieved, was waiting for him outside the Guatemalan air force base here.
Friends and family of a youth soccer team were relieved on Monday when the boys were found alive in northern Thailand’s Tham Luang Nang cave.
Genuinely relieved to hear Lady Gaga’s singing voice toward the end of this trailer.
His next memory was waking up in the United States, relieved to be alive.
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RELIEVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of relieved for English Language Learners
: feeling relaxed and happy because something difficult or unpleasant has been stopped, avoided, or made easier : feeling relief
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